Fiscal challenge needs bipartisanship

This article was written by CCLP Senior Fellow Dan Glickman and co-authored by Frank Keating. The original article can be found at TheHill.com. America is facing two enormous challenges that can only be overcome if both political parties work together: (1) creating new jobs and (2) stabilizing the soaring federal debt. These are not Democratic or Republican issues — they are American issues that require both political parties to set aside their differences and work together, in a patriotic spirit, as we have always done when our nation is at risk. The persistent high unemployment and skyrocketing debt we face…

Restoring America’s Future

Task Force Co-Chair and former Sen. Pete Domenici speaks during a news conference to launch the Bipartisan Policy Center's Debt Reduction Task Force January 25, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit CNN)As a Democrat, I believe that government plays a seminal role in educating our kids, building our transportation and communications infrastructure, protecting our environment, and maintaining our national defense. All are essential to a strong America. But all are impossible in a broke America. To ensure that the federal government can play that role and, in this way, help secure a bright future for America, we must act now…